K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw and Regina, Saskatchewan; and a potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. We acknowledge that our Saskatchewan offices and facilities are located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 land. These are the territories of the Cree, Salteaux and Sioux, and the homeland of the Métis people. Our Port Moody operation is located on the land of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Kwikwetlam, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations. Our organization is committed to having long lasting and deeply rooted relationships with Indigenous people and communities, and is proud to provide job and business opportunities for local people and businesses.

Supervisor, Project Engineering

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to Superintendent, Engineering, you will be responsible for leading a small team of project engineers and contract staff. You will create and manage work tasks and assignments and ensure their timely completion. This position is expected to lead and provide strategies for project engineering and subsequently how it functions within the KSPC capital projects, maintenance, and productions teams. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Define, quantify, and create scope definition of each project such that an engineering firm can create a proposal to complete the required phase of engineering for that project

  • Supervisor and Lead Project and Technologies Project Engineering Team

  • Enforcement of stage gate control procedures, documents, workflows, work instructions

  • Liaise with Procurement, Project Management, Maintenance, and Production teams

  • Continuous improvement initiatives

  • Responsible to ensure all projects follow the KSPC projects stage gate from conception to closeout

  • Provide information and updates to overall project portfolio list, assisting project priority management

  • Support development on MTP and develop execution plan for projects as they are identified and approved

  • Project Coordination through supporting engineering management for all major Project FEL 0 – Detailed Engineering Project Phases

  • Supports the project management team with the overall Planning in all major Project FEL 0 – Execution Project Phases

  • Vendor Coordination for equipment supply packages

  • Supports the discipline Engineer with coordination of supply packages

  • Assists with planning, estimating, and development of schedules

You

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 10+ years experience in a heavy industrial setting, potash experience preferred
  • 10+ years experience project management experience on large multi year projects
  • 5+ years demonstrated people leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Strong project management skills including demonstrated facilitation skills
  • PMP designation preferred but not required
  • P.Eng designation required
  • Experience working/communicating with government and regulatory groups

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug and alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by July 17, 2022.

Us

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Be part of a team committed to building an innovative and diverse culture. KSPC is growing our business, delivering exciting new opportunities, and giving back to the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth and potential through professional development, training, and a robust performance recognition program.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay-for-Performance philosophy that includes two components: fixed (base) pay, and a short-term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

Our comprehensive, employer-paid benefits program includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental, as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid work time to help out in your community (volunteer with a sports team or a charitable organization of your choice) and more! We offer a Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, or a Wellness Account that covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and your gym membership.

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